Patrick is the Executive Director of USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) based at the University of Wisconsin in Whitewater. In this role he provides the network to advance knowledge and foster business development through entrepreneurship education and research.
Previously, Patrick held roles such as Executive Director for the Illinois Travel and Tourism Association, Meeting Planner for the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Director of Membership for the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association and Adjunct Professor at Kendall College. Patrick also worked with best selling author Steve Kaplan focused on Consulting for Growth.
Patrick has an IOM designation from the US Chamber Institute for Organizational Management at the University of Notre Dame and is a great boating and water activity enthusiast.